By Chimezie Godfrey
The U.S.-Africa Trade Council has announced Regis Uzoma, aka Dr. Brands, as Executive Vice President – Global Operations.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Director, International Programs Development, Elsie Ezekiel and made available to Newsdiaryonline.
Ezekiel revealed that Regis who is a World Bank certified professional has the capacity to provide leadership and overall guidance and direction, in the programs, policy and strategic efforts to improve the trade traffic between US and Africa.
“Atlanta, GA. USA. Thursday January 20, 2022: The U.S.-Africa Trade Council, is pleased to announce the appointment of Regis Uzoma as new Executive Vice President, Global Operations. In this role, Regis will provide leadership and overall guidance and direction, in the programs, policy and strategic efforts to improve the trade traffic between US and Africa.
“Regis is a World Bank certified professional in the fields of Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains (GVCs) and unlocking Investment and Finance in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDEs),” he stated.
Ezekiel also disclosed that Regis is also certified by the International Trade Centre (in partnership with the WTO and UN) in organizing and Implementing Inward and Outward Investment Promotion Missions), Export Marketing Strategy and blockchain for Trade.
According to him, he plays strategic roles in building global trade relationships and projects, especially within Africa.
He added that his core is using Business Intelligence in creating investible projects and relationships across countries and continents.
“Regis is a marketing professional specializing in brand management, and experienced with several stages of the development cycle for global branding projects.
“Versed in numerous marketing dynamics including Brand Development, Market Testing, Innovation Management, Route-to-Market, Advertising, Public Relations Management, and B2B/B2C Operations, he has strong background in International Trade Development, Business Management, Media Management, and Client Acquisition.
“Regis is a seasoned geospatial brand surgeon skilled at connecting the worlds of marketing and tourism through media, business technologies and international investments geared towards building great and trans-generational brands.
“He is the CEO of Brandnet, a 360° Trade Development, Marketing, Brand, Communications, and Technology Company.
“He also seats on the global board of advisor at the Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce as well as an Executive Committee Member for African CEO.
“We are grateful for the time and dedication of all our management team members,” Ezekiel stated.
About the US-Africa Trade Council, USA.
The US-Africa Trade Council, USA (www.usafricatrade.org) is dedicated to strengthening and enriching the vehicle of investment and trade between the United States of America and Africa.
The Council provides a bilateral forum on key economic, commercial and professional initiatives, as well as business opportunities of interest to American companies operating in or exploring business opportunities in Africa, as well as African companies planning trade ties and business expansion to the US Market.
The US-Africa Trade Council’s core agenda is built around three interdependent themes:
Establishment of linkages, policy input and advocacy to increase bilateral trade and investment between US and Africa; Interchange with the American Business community on the resources that abound in Africa, generating Trade, Tourism and Foreign investment in Africa; and promote internationalization of African businesses, products and services to the US marketplace.